Test Results- more
The IxChariot plot in Figure 5 shows that some mid-strength locations still had high throughput variation. Figure 6 shows the equivalent plot set from the previous test.
Figure 5: Retested six location wireless throughput - 2.4 GHz, 20 MHz channel, downlink
Figure 6: Original six location wireless throughput - 2.4 GHz, 20 MHz channel, downlink
Using the newer driver for the Intel WiFi Link 5300 definitely moved the WRT160NL higher on all the Wireless Charts. But it still ranks lower than the other current-generation Cisco / Linksys routers (WRT310N, WRT320N).